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Steinbeck Resources and Research


This exhibit serves as a directory for external Steinbeck-related academic resources.

Steinbeck and Oklahoma


Oklahomans reacted strongly to Steinbeck’s depiction of their state in The Grapes of Wrath.

Steinbeck's Travels


This section explores the friendships, cultures, landscapes, and experiences that shaped Steinbeck's extensive body of domestic and international travel writing.

Steinbeck and War


This section explores Steinbeck's time as a war correspondent and the CIA's investigation of him during the Cold War.

Steinbeck on Stage and Screen

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A remarkable number of Steinbeck's works were adapted for stage and screen over the course of more than seventy-five years.

East of Eden


By exploring key themes and characters, this section provides a comprehensive analysis of John Steinbecks's 1952 novel East of Eden.